Coccidioides Ab by CF and ID, Serum
Collect SST/2 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and send.
Alternate sample: Red top. If collecting red top, sample must be centrifuged and poured off within 2 hours.
Room temp: 48 Hours, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 1 year
Aids in the diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis. Includes testing by complement fixation(titer) and immunodiffusion.